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Hotel Universel Montreal

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Premium bedding, down duvets, in-room safe, desk
Indoor pool, seasonal outdoor pool, pool loungers
Indoor pool, seasonal outdoor pool, pool loungers
Indoor pool, seasonal outdoor pool, pool loungers
Premium bedding, down duvets, in-room safe, desk

Overview of Hotel Universel Montreal

Hotel Universel Montreal

3.5 star property
3.5-star hotel with indoor pool, near Saputo Stadium

8.2/10 Very good

1,001 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
5000, Rue Sherbrooke Est, Montreal, QC, H1V 1A1

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve
  • Montreal Botanical Garden - 1 min drive
  • Olympic Stadium - 2 min drive
  • Montreal Biodome - 3 min drive
  • Sainte-Catherine Street - 10 min drive
  • The Underground City - 19 min drive
  • Place des Arts - 20 min drive
  • Six Flags La Ronde - 19 min drive
  • McGill University - 23 min drive
  • Mount Royal Park - 23 min drive
  • University of Montreal - 22 min drive

Getting around

  • Montreal, QC (YHU-St. Hubert) - 30 min drive
  • Trudeau International Airport (YUL) - 39 min drive
  • Montreal Park Station - 11 min drive
  • Lucien L'Allier Station - 11 min drive
  • Montreal Canora Station - 12 min drive
  • Assomption Station - 10 min walk
  • Viau Station - 12 min walk
  • Cadillac Station - 16 min walk
  • Free local area shuttle


  • Vinnie Gambinis - 9 min walk
  • Beni Hana Cuisine Japonaise - 10 min walk
  • Chez Cora - 10 min walk
  • Chez ô - 14 min walk
  • Tim Hortons - 15 min walk

About this property

Hotel Universel Montreal

Hotel Universel Montreal puts you 4.7 mi (7.5 km) from McGill University and 5.1 mi (8.2 km) from Notre Dame Basilica. Guests can indulge in massages and enjoy Italian cuisine at Resto Bar Le Toit Rouge, which is open for breakfast and dinner. An indoor pool, a bar/lounge and a fitness centre are other features. Fellow travellers like that it's only a short walk to public transportation: Assomption Station is 10 minutes away and Viau Station is 12 minutes.


English, French, Italian, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 230 rooms
  • Arranged over 7 floors


  • Check-in time from 4:00 PM until anytime
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21


  • Up to 2 children (aged 17 years old and younger) stay free per registered adult when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only, 1 per room, up to 66 lbs)*
  • Service animals welcome
  • Pets must be supervised
  • Food and water bowls available


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Free on-site motorhome/coach/lorry parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • On-site parking is limited
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking


  • Free area shuttle within 3 kilometers

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • English breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–11:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)
  • Free local shuttle

What to do

  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Surfing/body boarding nearby
  • Scooter/moped hire nearby

Working away

  • 24-hour business centre
  • 10 meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Conference centre (15000 square feet of space)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pool loungers


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1985
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Fitness centre
  • An indoor pool
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Spa services
  • Sauna


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Lift
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Step-free path to entrance


  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium cable channels

Home comfort

  • Climate-controlled air conditioning and heating
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Down duvet
  • Blackout curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Free cot/infant bed

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Microwave (on request)


  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • In-room safe
  • Recycling

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. Services include massages.


Resto Bar Le Toit Rouge – This restaurant specialises in Italian cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Breakfast costs between CAD 7 and CAD 20 for adults, and CAD 7 and CAD 20 for children (approximately)
  • Microwaves are available for CAD 15 per day

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 20 2022 to May 31 2023 (dates subject to change):
  • Swimming pool

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for CAD 15.0 per day
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds


  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pet deposit: CAD 100 per stay
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CAD 40 per accommodation, per night


  • Parking height restrictions apply

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM
  • The outdoor pool closes for the season in August
  • Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility, and guests under 17 years old are only allowed in the swimming pool with adult supervision
  • Reservations are required for massage services and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-out is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit on site.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

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Hotel Universel
Universel Montreal
Auberge Universel Hotel
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Hotel Universel Montreal Hotel Montreal

Frequently asked questions

Does Hotel Universel Montreal offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Hotel Universel Montreal does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Hotel Universel Montreal?
As of 30 November 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Hotel Universel Montreal on 11 December 2022 start from €124, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Hotel Universel Montreal?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Hotel Universel Montreal?
Yes, there's an indoor pool and a seasonal outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM. The swimming pool will be unavailable from September 20 2022 to May 31 2023 (dates subject to change).
Are pets allowed at Hotel Universel Montreal?
Yes, cats and dogs are welcome, with a limit of 1 per room and maximum weight of 66 lbs per pet. There's a charge of CAD 40 per accommodation, per night, and there's also a deposit of CAD 100 per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees. Food and water bowls are available.
Is parking offered on site at Hotel Universel Montreal?
Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spaces may be limited. Free motorhome/bus/lorry parking is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Universel Montreal?
You can check in from 4:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is noon. Contactless check-out is available.
Is there an on-site casino at Hotel Universel Montreal?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Montreal Casino (25-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Hotel Universel Montreal and nearby?
Have fun with activities such as cycling, hiking and rafting, and practise your swing at the nearby golf course. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours. Enjoy a swim in the indoor pool or use the hotel's other amenities, which include a seasonal outdoor pool and a sauna. Hotel Universel Montreal also has a fitness centre.
Are there restaurants at or near Hotel Universel Montreal?
Yes, Resto Bar Le Toit Rouge offers Italian cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Vinnie Gambinis (9-min walk), Beni Hana Cuisine Japonaise (10-min walk) and Chez Cora (10-min walk).
What's the area around Hotel Universel Montreal like?
Hotel Universel Montreal is a short 8-minute walk from Montreal Botanical Garden and 12 minutes' walk from Olympic Stadium. Travellers say that this hotel is in a good location.

Overall score and ratings


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10/10 Exceptional

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10/10 Exceptional

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10/10 Exceptional

lise, 4-night trip
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2/10 Poor

Lucie, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Une nuit à Montreal
Séjour très agréable . Lit confortable. Propre. Bon service. Parking gratuit très apprécié à Montréal.
Marie Claude, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

JEAN-MARC, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Sejour agreable
Le service etais rapide. Nous avons obtenu nos cle rapidement a notre arrivé la chambre etais propre et conforme a nos attente le personnel a été courtois Bon sejour de 2 journée
Rock, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Samantha, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Eric, 6-night trip
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8/10 Very good

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